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Designer Spotlight: Betsie Larkin and Honeylove Sculptwear

Betsie Larkin: From The Stage to Shapewear What do you get when you have a woman from the East coast transplanted to the Gulf coast who earned her degree in Math, mix in a healthy dose of electronic dance music (EDM) vocals, stir in a smattering of live performance shapewear fails, and top it with […]

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Designer Spotlight: Beth McElhaney Jewelry

Beth McElhaney lights up a room with her sparkling personality and colorful jewelry designs known collectively as Personal Adornments Jewelry (or Beth McElhaney Jewelry).  This Austin, Texas designer sells her jewelry through PersonalAdornmentsJewelry.com, her Facebook page, and seasonal jewelry shows, bazaars, and art festivals. I first met Beth when preparing for fashion photo competition for Fashion X […]

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Over-40 Fashionista Renia Jazdzyk Knows How To Layer

Over-40 Fashionista Spotlight Renia Jazdzyk of Ven’s Wife Style This Fashionista Spotlight is brought to you by Inside Out Style. Have you ever found yourself wondering if you had anything in common with a woman from across the pond? I know, me too! The truth is that fashion has the power to unite women around […]

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The Rise of Inconspicuous Consumption & Its Effect On Fashion

I recently learned about inconspicuous consumption (IC) on my new favorite NPR program “Hidden Brain” hosted by Shankar Vedantam.  The show, provocatively titled “Never Go To Vegas, and Other Unspoken Rules of Being an A-Lister,” was irresistible.   Who isn’t curious about how to penetrate that exclusive and often elusive status? The answer wasn’t what […]

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Videos: Modern Office Outfits for Women Over 40

Modern office outfits for women can be varied– and fashion magazines can share some risky advice when suggesting high-slit skirts and plunging necklines or sheer tops.  While there is no accounting for each employer’s dress code (it’s a good idea to ask if you’re not sure), the ideas from these over-40 YouTube stars are modern and speak to […]

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Over-40 Fashion: To Trend Or Not To Trend? (VIDEO)

Over-40 fashion can be tough to interpret and execute in today’s world.  Some women prefer to stay at the forefront of fashion trends. Others say they are tired of keeping up with the Kardashians and stick to classic styles or unique signature looks. No one is right or wrong, it all depends on your personality and attitudes. […]

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Style Tips: How To Wear Pantone’s Spring 2018 Color Trends

Pantone® Spring 2018 Color Trends is a report is a great resource for deciding how you want to update your wardrobe. When Pantone announced that 2018’s Color of the Year was Ultra Violet, it created quite a buzz. Literally!  This color vibrates with excitement– there’s an undeniable psychological affect this color has on people. When […]

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Midlife Women and Self Image: Do We Have a Problem?

by Thea Wood (edited, originally published July 2016) This is a loaded question that we can dissect into thousands of angles.  An Internet search of “midlife women and self image” and “midlife women body image” queries yields just over 663,00 + results combined.  Those results aren’t even close to the amount of information available for “teen […]

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Headlines That Sparked Conversations – January 10, 2018

Our second pilot week of featuring web-wide headlines that sparked conversations about style, beauty, and wellness– especially for women over 40. It was a big week for women in fashion, entertainment, and activism.  Here are headlines from your favorite sites that you may have missed in the past 7 days.  Feel free to add others […]

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VIDEO: Balance Points and The Perfect Neckline

Balance points may be the reason you hate a crew neck t-shirt or love a laureate necklace.  But most of don’t know why we like one and not the other. Our friends Imogen Lamport and Jill Chivers explain what balance points are and how to use them for the perfect neckline. You’ll look and feel more […]

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